Magnesium(I) reduction of benzophenone and anthracene: first structural characterisation of a magnesium ketyl

Cameron Jones, Lucia McDyre, Damien M Murphy, Andreas Stasch

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The reductions of benzophenone and anthracene with dimeric magnesium(I) complexes lead to thermally stable magnesium ketyl and magnesium anthracene complexes, respectively; both have been structurally characterised.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1511 - 1513
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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